Double-barreled question

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A double-barreled question (sometimes, double-direct question ) is an informal fallacy.wikipedia
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Objection (United States law)

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In a legal trial, a compound question may raise an objection, as the witness may be unable to provide a clear answer to the inquiry.
Compound question: multiple questions asked together.

Complex question

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Complex question
The person asking the question is thus protected from accusations of making false claims, but still manages to make the implication in the form of a hidden compound question.

Presupposition

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Presupposition
Double-barreled question

Testimony

Questionnaire construction

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If a survey question actually contains more than one issue, the researcher will not know which one the respondent is answering.

Rhetorical question

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Double-barreled question

Vin Di Bona

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This is a double-barreled question, however, because it is asking if Hollywood is a politically left-wing town and if leftist ideologies dominate scripted shows.

Lowy Institute

Complex questions by telephone were considered difficult in not allowing respondents to think about answers, and the use of double barrelled questions was criticised.

Fallacy

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A double-barreled question (sometimes, double-direct question ) is an informal fallacy.

Conjunction (grammar)

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Many double-barreled questions can be detected by the existence of the grammatical conjunction "and" in them.

And

Many double-barreled questions can be detected by the existence of the grammatical conjunction "and" in them.

Yes and no

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In other words, while some respondents would answer "yes" to both and some "no" to both, some would like to answer both "yes and no".

Harris Insights & Analytics

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For example, Harris Poll used double-barreled questions in the 1980s, investigating the US public opinion on Libya–United States relations, and American attitudes toward Mikhail Gorbachev.

Public opinion

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For example, Harris Poll used double-barreled questions in the 1980s, investigating the US public opinion on Libya–United States relations, and American attitudes toward Mikhail Gorbachev.

Libya–United States relations

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For example, Harris Poll used double-barreled questions in the 1980s, investigating the US public opinion on Libya–United States relations, and American attitudes toward Mikhail Gorbachev.

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For example, Harris Poll used double-barreled questions in the 1980s, investigating the US public opinion on Libya–United States relations, and American attitudes toward Mikhail Gorbachev.

Trial

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In a legal trial, a compound question may raise an objection, as the witness may be unable to provide a clear answer to the inquiry.

Witness

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In a legal trial, a compound question may raise an objection, as the witness may be unable to provide a clear answer to the inquiry.

Cross-examination

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Compound questions are most frequently asked during cross-examination.

Mitch All Together

On his album Mitch All Together, Mitch Hedberg jokes about a supposed double-barreled question on his health insurance form: "Have you ever used sugar or PCP?"